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The Importance of Land Acknowledgments

The Importance of Land Acknowledgments

Rayiah Ross, Staff Writer

October 19, 2020

In an effort to recognize the land that Marymount Manhattan College stands on, the school has released a land acknowledgment at the start of the school year. Marymount has made a proactive choice to discuss diversity and inclusion within the school and the land acknowledgment is a great place to start. Reco...

“Meeting” an Icon: A Master Class with MJ Rodriguez

“Meeting” an Icon: A Master Class with MJ Rodriguez

Imani Rivera, Website and Social Media Manager

October 9, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic canceled several local and national LGBTQ-related events such as New York City’s 50th Annual Pride March, in hopes to stop the spread of the virus amongst the community. Yet, with October officially being LGTBQ+ History Month, what better way to celebrate queer culture than to...

My Experience at the ONA Conference: Week 1

My Experience at the ONA Conference: Week 1

Averee Nelson, Print Manager

October 3, 2020

This week I have had the opportunity of attending the Online News Association conference virtually. During a pandemic, I would not have imagined being able to attend a journalism conference, but I was happily surprised with this wonderful opportunity to learn and grow in my skills as a journalist. I...

The Top 5 Things I Learned in ONA’s Masterclass

The Top 5 Things I Learned in ONA's Masterclass

Gabrielle Fiorella, Editor-in-Chief

October 3, 2020

At MMC, a Reddit training was hosted as part of the MMC Journalism Speaker Series. Attending this ONA masterclass was a great add-on to that! Here are the top 5 things I learned in ONA's Reddit Masterclass: On-Platform Engagement Media organizations can create profiles on Reddit to develop their ...

Remote Jobs & Internships Available for MMC students

Remote Jobs & Internships Available for MMC students

Rayiah Ross, Staff Writer

September 30, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted our world in devastating ways; the economic impact that is leaving millions of Americans out of work, sending many small businesses and big retailers out of business and into bankruptcy. According to a new Pew Research Center analysis of government data: The COVID-1...

Why MMC Students Wear A Mask

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Tylee Hunt, Guest Writer

September 18, 2020

Wearing a mask in public has become the new normal. While much controversy over the requirement of mask-wearing has surfaced around the country, MMC students are quick to explain why they choose to wear a mask.  Many businesses won’t let you in if you don’t have a mask because it is a require...

MMC Continuous COVID-19 Updates

MMC Continuous COVID-19 Updates

Gabrielle Fiorella, Editor-in-Chief

September 17, 2020

On Wednesday, the MMC community received the email that a staff member at 71st St. tested positive. Having last been on campus Monday, September 14th, all facilities were cleaned that evening. On Wednesday, September 16th, a full campus cleaning was facilitated.  The school facilitated its contact tracing t...

More Than A Dancer

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Tylee Hunt, Guest Writer

May 5, 2020

For many students, adjusting to a college education online for the remaining semester has been a bit of a shift. Biology majors have resorted to doing labs at home, journalism majors have continued to write online, but for dance majors, the adjustment has been more intense.  In the blink of an eye, Marymount dance majo...

MMC Clubs & Orgs. During COVID-19

MMC Clubs & Orgs. During COVID-19

Jenna Fanelli, Staff Writer

April 20, 2020

In the midst of the uncertainty and change surrounding COVID-19, many of Marymount’s clubs and organizations have had to make drastic changes in order to adapt as online learning has taken the place of physically attending campus. The Monitor, for example, is still functioning remotely with Zoom mee...

MMC’s Alternative Letter Grading

MMC's Alternative Letter Grading

Rayiah Ross, Staff Writer

April 13, 2020

With COVID-19 wreaking havoc across the globe, many schools have turned to Pass/Fail grading to lessen the weight on students. Within the last month, Marymount Manhattan College has made the decision to allow Pass/Fail as an option as an alternative to letter grades. Faculty will continue grading students...

Monetization of Memes

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Gabrielle Fiorella, Staff Writer

February 18, 2020

When you think of memes, what are the first things that you think of? Vine? (RIP) Tik Tok? Memes that you casually see on Instagram, or Twitter? Well, all of these are viable responses and all of these forms of memes make money, lots of money. Memes have been popularly monetized for many years now, with...

Was the Senate Trial Fair?

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Seamus Fallon, Staff Writer

February 18, 2020

On Wednesday, February 5th, after two weeks and six days of endless rhetoric and debate, the United States Senate acquitted President Donald Trump of two articles of impeachment ratified by the House of Representatives mainly along party lines which were an abuse of power and obstruction of Congress....

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